Why studying at Magdeburg-Stendal University?

Find out, why Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences is the best choice for you  for a stay abroad as well as a degree study programme.

A young university

You and Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences have a lot in common. For example, the University was founded in 1991, which means it is probably around your age.

Innovative degree programmes

If you are considering studying in a foreign country like Germany, you probably enjoy the new and exciting. Perfect! The University offers new and exciting fields of study like Applied Childhood Studies, Safety and Hazard Prevention, and Sign Language Interpreting.

Green campuses

Student life is not only about learning but also about having fun! The student committee organises parties, the sport office keeps you active and the green campuses are perfect for chilling out after class.

Low costs

If you are about to start your student life, you probably are thinking about student budget. No problem! The semester fee is affordable, and in Magdeburg it also includes use of the local transit system. The housing in Magdeburg and Stendal is low-price and good-quality.

In the heart of Germany

The central location of both sites within Germany enables rapid connections to Berlin, Hannover or Leipzig. Ideal for excursions to these cities!

Language courses and cultural events

If you are reading this, you probably have already learned at least a foreign language, namely English. Great! The University provides ample opportunity for expanding your horizons through language courses and cultural events.

Practice-oriented studies

The University focuses on practice-oriented studies that connect in-classroom learning with practical experience instead of overly theoretical lectures such as in secondary school.

Aren't you convinced yet?

Find out even more reasons why Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences is the right choice for you:

  • The University offers very well equipped teaching and research rooms as well as libraries etc. on both sites. On most degree programmes there is also a very good staff-to-student ratio so that personal contact is possible.
  • We support your introduction to studying and everyday life: in addition to the Late Summer School before every winter semester there is the Buddy Programme for international students and the “Tutorium Internationales”, where international and German students can get to know each other and exchange views on each others cultures.
  • Students feel very at ease at our University: for example, 81% of those surveyed stated that they were glad or very glad to be studying here. (Studienqualitätsmonitor 2010).
  • Stendal is a historical hanseatic city, but the campus with its approximately 1,500 students is very new and compact. This means that all campus facilities are conveniently nearby, and gives the campus a family atmosphere.
  • Magdeburg is a student city with a combined total of over 18,000 students at its two universities. Leisure time can be enjoyed in the many cafes, pubs and clubs or making the most of sporting and cultural activities including cinema, theatre, exhibitions, concerts, museums and much more.
  • Magdeburg has also developed into a centre of research with a host of research institutes and networks. This allows insights into research practice, e.g. in the course of an internship.


Julia Krumm

Tel.: +49 (0) 391 886 41 19
E-Mail: julia.krumm@h2.de

Visitors' address: Building 4, Room 1.02.2

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